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Suppan's arm, bat sparkle
Cardinals 5, Mets 0
Jeff Suppan celebrates during his gem that swayed the NLCS in the Cards' favor. (Getty)
 Spiezio's two-run triple: 350K
 Suppan fields chopper: 350K
 Suppan's homer: 350K
 Wilson throws out Valentin: 350K
 Eckstein's impressive dive: 350K
 Rolen's barehanded grab: 350K
 Rolen's backhand stop: 350K
Jeff Suppan shut out the Mets on three hits over eight innings and added a solo home run to his masterpiece, leading the Cardinals to a 2-1 NLCS lead. Scott Spiezio hit his second two-run triple in as many games to jump-start the Redbirds offensively.
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October 14, 2006
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NY Mets
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   0 3 0
St. Louis
2 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 X   5 8 0
Reyes, SS4010000.333
Lo Duca, C4000011.273
Beltran, CF4010000.167
Delgado, 1B3000001.364
Wright, 3B3000000.000
Green, RF2000100.250
Valentin, 2B3010011.200
Chavez, LF3000001.100
Trachsel, P0000000.000
  Oliver, P2000020.000
  a-Tucker, PH1000001.000
  Hernandez, R, P0000000.000

a-Grounded out for Oliver in the 8th.

3B: Reyes (1, Suppan).
TB: Reyes 3; Beltran; Valentin.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Delgado; Lo Duca.
Team LOB: 3.

SB: Beltran (1, 2nd base off Suppan/Molina).

Pickoffs: Trachsel (Eckstein at 1st base).

Eckstein, SS4110103.091
Wilson, RF3210100.250
Pujols, 1B3120100.400
Edmonds, CF4001014.200
Spiezio, LF4012022.333
  Taguchi, LF00000001.000
Rolen, 3B3010101.167
Belliard, 2B2010200.100
Molina, C4000016.400
Suppan, P11110001.000
  a-Duncan, PH1000000.000
  Kinney, P0000000.000

a-Flied out for Suppan in the 8th.

3B: Spiezio (2, Trachsel).
HR: Suppan (1, 2nd inning off Trachsel, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Eckstein; Wilson; Pujols 2; Spiezio 3; Rolen; Belliard; Suppan 4.
RBI: Spiezio 2 (5), Suppan (1), Edmonds (3).
2-out RBI: Spiezio 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Molina 2; Rolen; Eckstein 3.
S: Suppan 2.
Team LOB: 8.

PO: Eckstein (1st base by Trachsel).

Outfield assists: Wilson (Valentin at 2nd base).

Trachsel (L, 0-1)1.055551145.00
Oliver 6.03001300.00
Hernandez, R 1.00000000.00
Suppan (W, 1-0)8.03001400.00
Kinney 1.00000000.00

Trachsel pitched to 4 batters in the 2nd.

WP: Oliver.
Pitches-strikes: Trachsel 43-21, Oliver 72-48, Hernandez, R 10-7, Suppan 99-69, Kinney 17-12.
Ground outs-fly outs: Trachsel 0-1, Oliver 12-3, Hernandez, R 1-2, Suppan 10-9, Kinney 0-3.
Batters faced: Trachsel 12, Oliver 22, Hernandez, R 3, Suppan 27, Kinney 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Oliver 3-2.
Umpires: HP: Jerry Layne. 1B: Fieldin Culbreth. 2B: Jeff Kellogg. 3B: Gary Darling. LF: Tim Welke. RF: Jim Joyce.
Weather: 52 degrees, clear.
Wind: 6 mph, Out to RF.
T: 2:53.
Att: 47,053.

Box score official statistics approved by Major League Baseball Office of the Commissioner
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